CHSL 21 27-05-2022 Shift 2 Previous Year Paper English Language PDF


Question 1

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word
Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word

Options

A

Horror

Horror

B

Hostil  

Hostil  

C

Hospital

Hospital

D

Huddle

Huddle


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Hostil  

Hostil  


Question 2

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A remedy to counteract the effects of poison
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
A remedy to counteract the effects of poison

Options

A

Antibody

Antibody

B

Antidote

Antidote

C

Antibiotic

Antibiotic

D

Antiseptic

Antiseptic


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Antidote

Antidote


Question 3

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Scared
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Scared

Options

A

Sacred

Sacred

B

Solemn

Solemn

C

Afraid

Afraid

D

Tranquil

Tranquil


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Afraid

Afraid


Question 4

Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.
Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Options

A

Corteous

Corteous

B

Amnesia

Amnesia

C

Mandatory

Mandatory

D

Frigidity

Frigidity


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Corteous

Corteous


Question 5

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Pseudo
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Pseudo

Options

A

Genuine

Genuine

B

Artificial

Artificial

C

Flawed

Flawed

D

Corrupt

Corrupt


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Genuine

Genuine


Question 6

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in indirect speech.
She said, “I can play the guitar pretty well.”
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in indirect speech.
She said, “I can play the guitar pretty well.”

Options

A

She said that she could play the guitar pretty well. 

She said that she could play the guitar pretty well. 

B

She said that she plays the guitar pretty well. 

She said that she plays the guitar pretty well. 

C

 She said that she would play the guitar pretty well

 She said that she would play the guitar pretty well

D

She said that she can play the guitar pretty well. 

She said that she can play the guitar pretty well. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

She said that she could play the guitar pretty well. 

She said that she could play the guitar pretty well. 


Question 7

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined word in the given sentence.
Police fear that terrorists may try to assassinate the president during his appearance at the summit.
Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined word in the given sentence.
Police fear that terrorists may try to assassinate the president during his appearance at the summit.

Options

A

Deceive

Deceive

B

Rebuke

Rebuke

C

Murder

Murder

D

Distress

Distress


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Murder

Murder


Question 8

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Knock down
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Knock down

Options

A

To accept

To accept

B

To re do

To re do

C

To demolish

To demolish

D

To succeed

To succeed


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

To demolish

To demolish


Question 9

Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Life is hard, unpredictable, but though manageable.
Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the given sentence.
Life is hard, unpredictable, but though manageable.

Options

A

still controllable 

still controllable 

B

though achievable

though achievable

C

despite practicable 

despite practicable 

D

although bearable

although bearable


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

still controllable 

still controllable 


Question 10

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
The state of being full or complete
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
The state of being full or complete

Options

A

Plenitude 

Plenitude 

B

 Plebiscite

 Plebiscite

C

 Plunder

 Plunder

D

 Pliability

 Pliability


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Plenitude 

Plenitude 


Question 11

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Beat around the bush
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Beat around the bush

Options

A

To avoid talking about what is important

To avoid talking about what is important

B

To hope for something that is unattainable

To hope for something that is unattainable

C

To search for a lost thing in vain

To search for a lost thing in vain

D

To discuss minute details of something

To discuss minute details of something


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

To avoid talking about what is important

To avoid talking about what is important


Question 12

Sentences of a paragraph are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
A. When the fish at last had been safely landed, I asked the brothers if they ate fish.
B. The condition that I put was that they had to help me land another fish for my men.
C. On receiving their eager answer that they most certainly did, I told them I would give them the fish we had just landed.
D. To this they readily agreed and the wait started again.
Sentences of a paragraph are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the correct order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
A. When the fish at last had been safely landed, I asked the brothers if they ate fish.
B. The condition that I put was that they had to help me land another fish for my men.
C. On receiving their eager answer that they most certainly did, I told them I would give them the fish we had just landed.
D. To this they readily agreed and the wait started again.

Options

A

 BDCA

 BDCA

B

ABCD 

ABCD 

C

 DCBA

 DCBA

D

ACBD 

ACBD 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

ACBD 

ACBD 


Question 13

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Eat like a horse
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Eat like a horse

Options

A

Eat making sound

Eat making sound

B

Eat food while running

Eat food while running

C

Dislike food

Dislike food

D

Eat a lot of food

Eat a lot of food


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

Eat a lot of food

Eat a lot of food


Question 14

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The boss persists with his loyalists even now.
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the highlighted word.
The boss persists with his loyalists even now.

Options

A

discontinues

discontinues

B

formulates

formulates

C

retinues

retinues

D

continues

continues


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

discontinues

discontinues


Question 15

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
Samantha keeps herself occupied by helping other people willingly without expecting any payment for her services.
Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the underlined group of words.
Samantha keeps herself occupied by helping other people willingly without expecting any payment for her services.

Options

A

 Volunteer

 Volunteer

B

 Iconoclast

 Iconoclast

C

 Mercenary

 Mercenary

D

Opportunist

Opportunist


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

 Volunteer

 Volunteer


Question 16

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Ebb
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Ebb

Options

A

Stiff

Stiff

B

Flow

Flow

C

Moisture

Moisture

D

Ripe

Ripe


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

Flow

Flow


Question 17

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
Tell her to finish the work.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
Tell her to finish the work.

Options

A

To finish the work be told to her.

To finish the work be told to her.

B

Let she finish the work.

Let she finish the work.

C

Let her be told to finish the work.

Let her be told to finish the work.

D

The work is to be finished by her.

The work is to be finished by her.


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

Let her be told to finish the work.

Let her be told to finish the work.


Question 18

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
They will meet Freddy outside the airport.
Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.
They will meet Freddy outside the airport.

Options

A

Freddy will be met by them outside the airport.

Freddy will be met by them outside the airport.

B

Freddy would have been met outside the airport.  

Freddy would have been met outside the airport.  

C

They would be met by Freddy outside the airport.

They would be met by Freddy outside the airport.

D

Freddy will meet them outside the airport. 

Freddy will meet them outside the airport. 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Freddy will be met by them outside the airport.

Freddy will be met by them outside the airport.


Question 19

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
Assiduous
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
Assiduous

Options

A

Idle 

Idle 

B

Anxious 

Anxious 

C

Unique 

Unique 

D

Destitute 

Destitute 


Solution:

Correct Answer:

A

Idle 

Idle 


Question 20

The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The birds flew / fastly above / as we stood / on our terrace.
The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.
The birds flew / fastly above / as we stood / on our terrace.

Options

A

 as we stood

 as we stood

B

 The birds flew

 The birds flew

C

 fastly above

 fastly above

D

 on our terrace

 on our terrace


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

 fastly above

 fastly above


Question 21

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Options

A

in accordance

in accordance

B

of

of

C

about

about

D

off

off


Solution:

Correct Answer:

B

of

of


Question 22

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Options

A

unit

unit

B

organism

organism

C

dominion

dominion

D

entity

entity


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

dominion

dominion


Question 23

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Options

A

steady

steady

B

stabilised

stabilised

C

depended

depended

D

wobbled

wobbled


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

depended

depended


Question 24

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Options

A

carved

carved

B

created

created

C

build

build

D

built

built


Solution:

Correct Answer:

D

built

built


Question 25

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A question like "How big is Faerie?” does not admit (1)_________ a simple answer. Faerie, after all, is not one land, one principality or (2)_________ Maps of Faerie are unreliable, and may not be (3)_________ upon. Faerie is bigger than England, as it is bigger than the world. In the middle of a wood so thick it was very nearly a forest was a small hut, (4)_________ of thatch and grey clay. A yellow bird in a cage sat on its perch outside the house. It did not sing, and sat (5)_________ silent.Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Options

A

blissfully

blissfully

B

chirpily

chirpily

C

mournfully

mournfully

D

gaily

gaily


Solution:

Correct Answer:

C

mournfully

mournfully


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